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Victoria Falls: A Hub for Safari Goers

Five years ago, Mike and Marian Myers moved to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. They have since discovered the many wonders that this small and unique village has to offer…

Why Don’t We Help Injured Animals?

Through out my guiding career a question that popped up so often was, do you help injured animals when you find them? I will get to the answer to that [...]

Patience Pays with a Male Leopard and his Aardvark Kill

Regular safari goers will be well aware of the amount of time and patience that is sometimes needed to capture an image which, for all intensive purposes, has a lifespan [...]

Getting to know your safari guide

Meet the latest editions to the Kichaka guide team – together Moli and Jacques have over 45 years of experience in the bush, it doesn’t get better than that! Read [...]

Why Previous Guiding Experience is So Important for a Photographic Guide

One of the things that I personally enjoy about the Wild Eye Team is that all of us have some form of  previous guiding experience. Now, without blowing too much [...]

Where to head for an amazing yet affordable safari?

With South Africa’s weak Rand making a safari in the Rainbow Nation more affordable than ever, the country has assured its bucket list status with travellers. For that reason, Acacia [...]

Hippo relief efforts in drought-stricken Kenya

On 15th March 2017, Care for the Wild Kenya received reports from Lamu County in Kenya, (the sites are Mkunumbi, Chomo, Mokowe, Lake Kenyatta and Mpeketoni) that hippos were bearing [...]

Going solo on safari in Kenya

On a solo safari, I knew I’d be missing out on the knowledge – and keen eyes – of a guide. But I wanted the adventure of driving myself and [...]

A guide to getting lost in Lalibela

The labyrinthine world of Lalibela is one of the holiest sites in Ethiopia. It is included on nearly every standard tour of the country and for good reason. To explore [...]

Why to visit Totties Farm Kitchen near Knysna

By Roxanne Reid. If ever you get a chance to explore the Rheenendal Ramble – an informal lucky packet of stops along the Rheenendal Road 15km west of Knysna on [...]

Of Forests and Friends – A Visionary Conservation and Community Project

Given Rwanda’s intense agricultural model, the country has a limited number of indigenous trees outside its national parks, so our reforestation project is vital.

Eliminate Unwanted Distractions

I do not enjoy looking at an image as much where my eyes keep jumping around or when they don’t know where to focus than looking at an image that [...]

Photoseries: a python and his super-sized meal

When we arrived at the location of the mysterious event, we saw the incredible scene of an African rock python wrapped tightly around a gazelle. It was amazing to see [...]

When in doubt, zoom out

One of the biggest challenges we face as Photographers and Photographic Guides helping people with their photography, is to get the confidence to zoom out or pull back. When we [...]

Food for thought, food for drought in Namibia

Pioneers such as Jan Oelofse, and the team at Mount Etjo, have proven that even in a dry country such as Namibia, making use of all facets that generate an [...]

5 tips to help you prepare for your hike up Kilimanjaro

5 tips to help you prepare for your hike up Kilimanjaro.

Pomodoro Italian Restaurant Wilderness (Garden Route, South Africa)
Eyes in the sky and on the ground: Engaging communities in forest conservation in the Cameroon Highlands

The highland rainforests of South West Cameroon are among the oldest forests on the continent. They comprise the richest flora and fauna in continental tropical Africa. The area is one [...]

Acorn B&B Accommodation (Durban, South Africa)